BEAVERCREEK — Jordan Israel-Kendrick of Beavercreek is one of 126 men and women pledging to perform 10 months of national service as part of the Atlantic Region’s 23rd class of the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), an AmeriCorps program.
As a Corps Member, Israel-Kendrick will spend 10 months getting things done for America while strengthening communities and developing her leadership skills. Israel-Kendrick and her team will work on a variety of projects and service areas, focusing on infrastructure improvement, urban and rural development, energy conservation, disaster response and recovery efforts, and environmental work. She may work with such organizations as Habitat for Humanity, American Red Cross, The National Park Service, and various state agencies and nonprofit organizations.
“I recently graduated college, and decided I wanted to volunteer my time to helping others,” said Israel-Kendrick.
After her 10-month tenure, Israel-Kendrick will graduate from NCCC in November 2017 with an education award of $5,815, which can be used to continue education or pay back student loans.
“I enjoy helping others, and I feel by donating my time to service, I can help make our world a better place,” said Israel-Kendrick about her motivation to serve with AmeriCorps NCCC.
Story courtesy of the National Civilian Community Corps.